CSS comprises of Compulsory and Optional Subjects. The total CSS exam is of 1200 marks. 600 marks is of compulsory papers and you can choose optional subjects of further 600 marks of your own choice. There will be two papers of 100 marks each of the subjects which carry 200 marks. In other subjects there will be one paper. Each paper will be of 3 hours duration.

 

Punjabi, Sindhi, Pushto, Balochi, Persian and Arabic should be answered in the respective languages or in Urdu/English as long as there is no mention of any direction in the question paper. The question. However, Islamiat paper is to be answered in English or Urdu. Not following these rules can have severe consequences resulting in cancellation of paper or marking a ZERO for the respective paper.

 

A candidate who does not appear in any compulsory subject will not be allowed to appear in the remaining papers of the Examination.


COMPULSORY PAPERS

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Subject
Marks
Essay 100
English (Precis and Composition) 100
General Knowledge
Everyday science 100
Current Affairs 100
Pakistan Affairs 100
Islamiyat 100
Total
600

 

Note: The Non-Muslim candidates have the option either to take Islamiat as one of the compulsory subject or otherwise Pakistan Affairs (G.K. Paper-III) will be treated of 200 marks in their case and half of the total marks obtained by them in the paper on Pakistan Affairs (G.K. Paper-III) will be counted in lieu of Islamiat.

 

 

OPTIONAL PAPERS
Subject
Marks
GROUP – A
Accountancy &Auditing 200
Economics 200
Business Administration 100
Public Administration 100
GROUP – B
Political Science 200
Agriculture 100
Forestry 100
Sociology 100
Journalism 100
GROUP – C
Pure Mathematics 200
Applied Mathematics 200
Computer Science 100
Statistics 100
GROUP – D
Physics 200
Geology 200
Geography 200
Chemistry 200
Botany 200
Zoology 200
GROUP – E
Islamic History & Culture 200
Indo-Pak History 200
British History 200
European History 200
History of the USA 100
OPTIONAL PAPERS
Subject
Marks
GROUP – F
Law 200
Constitutional Law 100
Mercantile Law 100
Muslim Law & Jurisprudence 100
International Law 100
International Relations 100
GROUP – G
Philosophy 200
Psychology including Experimental Psychology 200
GROUP – H
(Regional Languages)
Sindhi 100
Pushto 100
Punjabi 100
Balochi 100
GROUP – I
(National & Foreign Languages)
English Literature 200
Urdu 200
Persian 200
Arabic 200

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS.

The candidates are required to select optional subjects carrying a total of 600 marks, but not more than 200 marks from a single group as per the FPSC rules.

 

Group A: Business Administration cannot be opted in combination with Public Administration

Group F: International Law CANNOT BE opted in combination with International Relations.

Group H : Not more than one subject can be seleced
Group I : Not more than one subject can be seleced